Carrie's War

Author(s): Nina Bawden

Second Hand Children & Young Adult Novels

Set in WW2, Carrie and her little brother are evacuated to Wales and billeted at the home of the bullying Mr Evans and his timid sister Lou. Unhappy at home, they love visiting fellow evacue, Albert, at the farm of Druid's Bottom. Here they meet Hepzibah Green, who knows magical stories, and Mister Johnny, who speaks a language all his own.

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Nina Bawden is one of today's best writers for both adults and children. she has often used her own childhood experiences in her books - Carrie's War is set in the mining valley in Wales where she lived as an evacuee in wartime. She studied philosophy, politics and economics at Somerville College, Oxford and finished her first novel the year after she took her degree. She won the Guardian Award for Children's Fiction for The Peppermint Pig.

General Fields

  • : 9780140306897SECA
  • : pearsc
  • : pearsc
  • : 0.143
  • : January 1974
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nina Bawden
  • : Paperback
  • : Faith Jaques
  • : 823.914
  • : 2-12
  • : 208
  • : illustrations